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President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in new ministers on August 21

Buhari: We’ll safeguard the interest of foreign investors

President Muhammad Buhari has reiterated his administration's commitment to foster social and political stability in the country to safeguard the interest of investors. President Buhari made this vow at the State House on Thursday in Abuja while hosting the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Total Group Worldwide, Patrick Pouyanne. “The relationship…

PDP National chairman, Uche Secondus.

We never called for cancellation of Kogi senatorial election – PDP

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied calling for the postponement of Kogi West Senatorial Supplementary elections. Earlier on Sunday, the ruling APC, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said it will not yield to the "PDP's threat to boycott or cancel the…

Salome Abuh, prominent PDP women leader in Kogi East [Photo: Facebook - Idoko Ameh]

Kogi Election Violence: Buhari orders investigation into PDP women leader’s murder

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a 'scrupulous investigation' of the murder of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women leader in Kogi State. PREMIUM TIMES reported the murder of Salome Abuh, 60, the PDP women leader of Ochadamu Ward in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State. She was sleeping in…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: NewsForward

At APC NEC meeting, Oshiomhole mocks Saraki, Tambuwal, others

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, in a rowdy session of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, took a jab at the party's defectors and discussed the issues confronting the party at all levels. Friday's meeting was the first APC NEC meeting since the…

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

Buhari: I won’t run for third term

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not seek a third term in office at the end of his second term in 2023. The Nigerian Constitution sets a two-term limit for the president and state governors, but that has not stopped speculations that Mr Buhari may want to stay beyond 2023.…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

UPDATED: Thugs attack protesters calling for Oshiomhole’s removal as APC chairman

Scores of protesters on Friday demanded the removal of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The protesters carried placards to the national secretariat of the APC. Some of the placards had inscriptions like “Oshiomhole Must Go”, “Ole” among others. The protesters, mostly youth, were…

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

APC Crisis: Ganduje leads committee to end Oshiomhole/Obaseki feud

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to head a five-member committee to end the crisis rockng the chapter in Edo State. This decision was necessitated by the need to resolve the discord between the…

Federal High Court Headquarters, Abuja

ANALYSIS: Why Nigeria needs to review its Criminal, Penal Codes

One early morning in November 2013, Adepoju Jamiu woke up to observe the first of the five Islamic daily prayers at Okela, a community in Ondo State. Just after the prayer, 23-year-old Jamiu ''fell into temptation''. He stole a Blackberry phone valued at N17,000. The phone belonged to another worshipper,…

Natasha Akpoti (Photo Credit: This Day)

No real election is going on in Kogi Central, Natahsa Akpoti says

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has said that no real election is ongoing in Kogi Central part of Kogi State. She also said numerous threats to her life, allegedly by the incumbent governor, delayed her from casting her vote. She alleged…

Voters on voting line

Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: What you need to know about Nov 16 governorship elections

Today, hundreds of thousands of voters will go to the polls in Bayelsa and Kogi states to cast their votes for their favourite governorship candidates. According to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), only 889,308 (96.3 per cent) voters have collected their PVCs out of the 923,182 registered voters in Bayelsa…

El-Rufai kneels to beg for votes during the Kogi APC Mega rally in Kogi State

Nigerians react to El-Rufai’s appeal for Yahaya Bello’s re-election

Nigerians have taken to the various social media platforms to express their opinion after the Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, begged voters in Kogi to support the reelection of Governor Yahaya Bello in next Saturday's governorship polls. Mr El-Rufai, who heads APC campaign council for Kogi, went down on his…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

APC Crisis: Party headquarters approves suspension of chairman who spearheaded Oshiomhole’s suspension

The man who superintended over the controversial suspension of Adams Oshiomhole from the Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) has himself been suspended in a controversial manner. The APC headquarters Wednesday said it has approved the suspension of its Edo branch chairman, Anslem Ojezua. Mr Ojezua was suspended on Tuesday by…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

UPDATED: Oshiomhole’s troubles worsen as APC Governors’ Forum DG calls for his resignation

The crisis rocking Nigeria's ruling party, APC, got worse on Wednesday as the director-general of the party's governors' forum called for the resignation of Adams Oshiomhole as the party's chairman. Also on Wednesday in Benin City, some leaders of the APC in Edo State at a meeting attended by Governor…

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Political party opposes new ‘hate speech’ bill

Following the reintroduction at the National Assembly of a bill seeking to sanction hate speech in Nigeria, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has cautioned the lawmakers against "gagging the freedom of speech of the citizens." PREMIUM TIMES reported the Hate Speech Bill as on of 12 bills introduced on the…

Deji Adeyanju

Activist alleges SSS offered bribe to stop Sowore protests

A political activist, Deji Adeyanju, has accused the State Security Service of offering him a bribe to shelve a protest demanding the release of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. Mr Adeyanju on Tuesday in Abuja displayed N1 million cash he said was offered to him by agents of the SSS.…

PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus

PDP asks minister to resign over comments on Nigerian roads

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the resignation of the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, over his comments on the condition of roads in Nigeria. PREMIUM TIMES reported Mr Fashola saying the bad state of Nigerian roads was "exaggerated." “The roads (in…

Dayo Adeyeye

Appeal Court sacks APC senator, replaces with PDP

The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of a senator from Ekiti State, Dayo Adeyeye. According to Punch Newspaper, Justice Uzor Anyanwu of the appeal court in Kaduna, who read the judgement on Wednesday, upheld the tribunal judgment declaring Abiodun Olujimi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Ekiti…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

Edo APC Crisis: Oshiomhole blames deputy governor; says Fayemi, Dangote, others intervened

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has blamed the recent violence and assault on guests that occurred in front of his house on the Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu. Mr Oshiomhole also called on the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to 'control' Mr Shaibu.…

NDDC

NDDC Crisis: Akpabio embarrassing us, APC National Vice Chairman says

The crisis rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is showing no sign of abating as the National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hillard Eta, has criticised the Niger Delta minister, Godswill Akpabio, on the matter. Mr Eta, in a statement on Sunday, said Mr Akpabio is…

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

Buhari extends closure of Nigeria’s borders till January 31, 2020 – Official

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the ongoing closure of Nigeria's borders till January 31, 2020. The directive was announced in a memo signed and dated November 1, 2019, by Victor Dimka, the Comptroller of Customs in charge of Enforcement, Investigation and Inspectorate, and addressed to Sector Coordinators…

Gov. Rochas Okorocha‏

Why APC may lose 2023 elections – Okorocha

The senator representing Imo West constituency, Rochas Okorocha, has faulted the leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) for the lingering internal crisis rocking the party and doubted the possibility of the party retaining power in 2023 if the crisis is not put in check. Speaking against the backdrop…

Godswill Akpabio

APC state chairmen demand Akpabio’s removal as minister

The All Progressive Congress State Chairmen Forum has demanded the removal of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio. They accused the minister of exhibiting an “overbearing behavior”, and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss him. A statement signed by the chairman of the forum, Ali Dolari, and…

Lawmaker demands N3 billion from activist for ‘libellous and defamatory’ tweets

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jbrin (APC-Kano), has demanded N3 billion as compensation from an activist, Segun Awosanya (@segalink), for "libellous and defamatory" comments against the lawmaker on his Twitter handle. Mr Jibrin, who is representing Kirk/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State, in 2016 exposed the budget…

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

Obasanjo’s foreign trips more than Buhari’s, Oshiomhole says

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, berated the critics of President Muhammadu Buhari’s constant trips abroad saying that a former President, Olusegun Obasanjo travelled more frequently that Mr Buhari when he was in office. “Saying Mr President is involved in frequent trips is not…

Adams Oshiomhole speaking at the APC Secretariat

APC hails judiciary over Supreme Court judgement on Buhari’s election victory

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling dismissing the petition challenging President Muhammadu Buhari's victory in the last presidential election. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the apex court Wednesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. A panel…